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Where is Canvey Island?

Canvey Island is located in the county of Essex, Eastern England, three miles south-west of the town of Leigh-on-Sea, five miles west of the major town of Southend-on-Sea, and 31 miles east of London. Canvey Island lies roughly one mile north of the Kent border. Canvey Island falls within the district council of Castle Point, under the county council of Essex. It is in the SS8 postcode district. The post town for Canvey Island is Canvey Island.

COVID-19: Canvey Island coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Essex case numbers. This Canvey Island coronavirus map shows the position of Canvey Island within Essex, along with the number of cases in Essex and each of the surrounding areas.

Canvey Island on a map

Map showing extent of Canvey Island as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Canvey Island
Map showing location of Canvey Island within the UK
Location of Canvey Island within the UK

Which county is Canvey Island in?

Canvey Island is in the ceremonial county of Essex, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Essex.

Ceremonial CountyEssex
Historic CountyEssex
Administrative CountyEssex

Where is Canvey Island in Essex?

Canvey Island is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Essex, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Essex.

Map showing location of Canvey Island within Essex
Location of Canvey Island within Essex

What is the postcode for Canvey Island?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Canvey Island is SS8 9AA.

Where is Canvey Island in SS8?

Canvey Island is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SS8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SS8 postcode district.

Map showing location of Canvey Island within SS8
Location of Canvey Island within SS8

What is the post town for Canvey Island?

The post town for Canvey Island is Canvey Island. Canvey Island is in the SS8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Canvey Island.

What is the latitude and longitude of Canvey Island?

The centre of Canvey Island is located at position 51.52295° latitude and 0.59237° longitude.

Latitude51.52295°
Longitude0.59237°

What is the easting and northing of Canvey Island?

The centre of Canvey Island is located at the grid reference easting 579941 and northing 183634 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting579941
Northing183634

What are the nearest towns to Canvey Island?

Position of Canvey Island relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Canvey Island to the centre of the town.

south-west
3m
Canvey Island is 3 miles south-west of Leigh-on-Sea
south
4m
Canvey Island is 4 miles south of Rayleigh
west
5m
Canvey Island is 5 miles west of Southend-on-Sea
east
6m
Canvey Island is 6 miles east of Stanford-le-Hope
south-west
6m
Canvey Island is 6 miles south-west of Rochford
south-east
7m
Canvey Island is 7 miles south-east of Basildon
south-east
7m
Canvey Island is 7 miles south-east of Wickford
south
9m
Canvey Island is 9 miles south of South Woodham Ferrers
north-west
9m
Canvey Island is 9 miles north-west of Sheerness
north-east
10m
Canvey Island is 10 miles north-east of Rochester

What are the nearest cities to Canvey Island?

Position of Canvey Island relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Canvey Island to the centre of the city.

south
16m
Canvey Island is 16 miles south of Chelmsford
north-west
27m
Canvey Island is 27 miles north-west of Canterbury
east
30m
Canvey Island is 30 miles east of City of London
east
31m
Canvey Island is 31 miles east of City of Westminster
east
31m
Canvey Island is 31 miles east of London
east
43m
Canvey Island is 43 miles east of St Albans
south-east
51m
Canvey Island is 51 miles south-east of Cambridge
north-east
58m
Canvey Island is 58 miles north-east of Brighton and Hove
south
62m
Canvey Island is 62 miles south of Ely
north-east
76m
Canvey Island is 76 miles north-east of Chichester

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